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Grocery shoplifting on the rise in Canada amid inflation, industry insiders say

Shoplifting has surged to an alarming level across Canada, industry insiders say, with inflation and labour shortages cited as major factors behind the increase.

Condo board members among five victims in Vaughan shooting, police say

Three of the five people killed in a shooting at a Toronto-area highrise were members of the condo board, police said Monday as authorities identified the suspected gunman as a 73-year-old building resident who used a semi-automatic handgun on his victims.

Personal health information ‘disturbingly’ vulnerable: B.C. privacy commissioner

Information and privacy commissioner Michael McEvoy says in a report released by his office Thursday that security gaps in the public health computer system put it at risk of abuse by bad actors, from cyber criminals to jilted lovers looking for information about an ex.
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APSA recognizes Security Guard and Supervisor of the Year

The Association of Professional Security Agencies (APSA) recently held its annual Security Guard of the Year and Supervisor of the Year awards in Toronto, recognizing two frontline professionals for diligence and dedication. » Read full article
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Sobeys parent company Empire says cyberattack expected to cost $25M after insurance

Michael Medline, president and CEO of Empire and Sobeys, said the company took action as soon as the cyber “intrusion” was discovered. » Read full article

Financial intelligence agency tracking signs of homegrown terrorism financing

Efforts by Canada’s financial intelligence agency over the last three years uncovered activity related to homegrown terrorism, the bankrolling of international terrorist groups and attempts by Canadians to take part in extremism abroad. » Read full article

‘High-risk’ businesses in Ontario must have opioid antidote kits and training by June

The provincial government will help small businesses who qualify for the program become compliant by providing free naloxone kits and training, Labour Minister Monte McNaughton said. » Read full article
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Retail Secure

Location: Mississauga, Ont.
Date: March 21, 2023
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ISC West

Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
Date: March 28-31, 2023
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ASIS Edmonton: Fortify Conference

Location: Edmonton, Alta.
Date: April 19-20, 2023
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